Jeanette Wedo enters her third season as an assistant coach with the William and Mary women's basketball team and will oversee the development of the W&M post players.
Wedo helped the Tribe to a record setting season in her second season in Williamsburg. The Tribe racked up 15 wins, the fourth-most in school history, on its way to its first-ever postseason appearances with bid in the Women’s Basketball Invitational. The Green and Gold had a seven-win turnaround, while setting three school records for assists (466), blocked shots, (143), blocked shots per game (4.5). Individually she helped lead four players to five All-CAA awards. Sophomore Marlena Tremba was named to the All-CAA Third-Team, senior Jazmen Boone was named to the All-Defensive Team, freshman Abby Rendle to the All-Rookie and All-Defensive team, and senior Kyla Kerstetter earned all-academic honors.
In her first season with the Tribe, Wedo helped guide Tribe post player Kaitlyn Mathieu to a breakout senior season. Mathieu was named to the CAA Third-Team, and went on to sign a professional contract with a team in Germany. Wedo was also instrumental in helping the Tribe defense to a top 10 finish in the NCAA in steals per game, while guard/forward Jazmen Boone ranked in the top 20 in the country in the same category. A key member of the recruiting team, she helped the Tribe ink four players for the 2014-15 season.
For the last three seasons, Wedo has been an assistant coach at Sacred Heart University under current Tribe head coach Ed Swanson. While at Sacred Heart, Wedo was apart of a pioneer program that made an appearance in the NCAA Tournament (2012) and two appearances in the WNIT (2013 and 2011). With her wealth of experience and knowledge, she was influential in the development of the Pioneer post players, which saw forward Callan Taylor earn 2012 Northeast Conference Player of the Year accolades. Additionally, she served as the Sacred Heart recruiting and academic coordinator. Her prowess on the recruiting trail landed Arizona native Gabrielle Washington, who was the 2012 NEC Rookie of the Year.
Before arriving at Sacred Heart, Wedo served as an assistant coach at Lafayette College. Her responsibilities with the Leopards included; film breakdown, scouting, recruiting and scheduling. Wedo was instrumental in Lafayette’s Patriot League Championship game appearance in 2009, its first in 12 years, and the Leopards’ first-ever appearance in the WNIT. Prior to Lafayette, Wedo served as the head coach at William Woods University, a NAIA Division I institution in Fulton, Mo.
In 2004-05, Wedo was the top assistant at the University of California-San Diego. Additionally, she served as the interim head coach for the Tritons from April through July of that season.
A graduate of the University of San Diego, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and a minor in Sociology, Wedo was a four-year letterwinner as a guard for the Toreros. During her freshman campaign, she led San Diego to the 2000 West Coast Conference Championship and a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
After graduating from San Diego in 2003, Wedo joined the East Stroudsburg University women’s basketball program. During her time at ESU, Wedo earned her Master of Science degree in Sport Management as she was named the 2004 Women's Basketball Coaches Association/Women's Sports Foundation National Graduate Assistant of the Year.